RRHS Auto Exam: Trivia Quiz!

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RRHS Auto Exam: Trivia Quiz!

Are you ready for the RRHS Auto Exam? This quiz can help with that. According to this quiz, you must understand what method to use to tighten the lug nuts, what to look for when inspecting wheel studs for anything wrong with them, a typical disc rotor, and how often you should brake fluid be changed on the 1931 model A. This quiz will get you ready for the RRHS Auto Exam. You can do it.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    On a vehicle with 5 lug nuts per wheel, once all of the lug nuts have been torqued, go around them again, in a _______________ to ensure that you did not miss any in the previous tightening sequence.
    • A. 

      Star pattern

    • B. 

      Circular pattern

    • C. 

      Alternating pattern

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 2. 
    When installing wheels on a vehicle that a technician just finished servicing, the technician should use a(n) __________________________ to tighten each wheel lug nut.
    • A. 

      Impact gun

    • B. 

      Air ratchet

    • C. 

      Torque wrench

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 3. 
    When inspecting wheel studs for damage, a technician should look for which of the following?
    • A. 

      Necked-down or thinned-out sections

    • B. 

      Cross-threading

    • C. 

      Seizing of the lug nut on the stud

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 4. 
    Which of the following is a typical disc rotor?
    • A. 

      Hub-style

    • B. 

      Hubless-style

    • C. 

      Both A and B

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 5. 
    Removing the rotor is usually required when the rotor:
    • A. 

      Is under the specified minimum thickness.

    • B. 

      Would be under the minimum thickness after machining.

    • C. 

      Both A and B

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 6. 
    True or False. Rotors that are too thin cannot handle as much heat and will experience brake fade.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Excessive brake disc rotor thickness variation will cause:
    • A. 

      Steering wheel shimmy.

    • B. 

      A brake surging feeling.

    • C. 

      Both A and B

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 8. 
    Which of the following is a type of disc brake pad wear indicator?
    • A. 

      Scratcher type

    • B. 

      Sensor type

    • C. 

      Both A and B

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 9. 
    Which of the following can cause brake pedal pulsation?
    • A. 

      Rotors with excessive lateral run out

    • B. 

      Anti-lock braking system operation

    • C. 

      Both A and B

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 10. 
    If the ________________ anti-lock braking system warning lamp illuminates, it typically means the vehicle's power train control module has observed a fault in the anti-lock brake system and will need to be checked for diagnostic trouble codes.
    • A. 

      Red

    • B. 

      Blue

    • C. 

      Yellow

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 11. 
    Disc brake rotors with holes or slots machined into their surface can help:
    • A. 

      Dissipate heat more quickly.

    • B. 

      Remove water more quickly

    • C. 

      Both A and B

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 12. 
    All of the following are disadvantages of disc brake systems, EXCEPT:
    • A. 

      Water dissipation.

    • B. 

      Rotor warpage.

    • C. 

      Squeals.

    • D. 

      Squeaks.

  • 13. 
    Which of the following is/are LEAST likely to be used. or should not be used, to reduce disc brake squeal?
    • A. 

      Shims

    • B. 

      Spacers

    • C. 

      Axle grease

    • D. 

      Bendable tangs

  • 14. 
    Tech A says that a wheel stud that shows signs of cross-threaded lug nuts should be rethreaded with a die and put back in service. Tech B says that a wheel stud that shows signs of cross-threaded lug nuts should be replaced. Who is correct?
    • A. 

      Tech A

    • B. 

      Tech B

    • C. 

      Both Techs A and B

    • D. 

      Neither Tech A nor B

  • 15. 
    Parking brakes use a _______________________ to maintain tension on the parking brake cables and assembly when applied.
    • A. 

      Ratcheting mechanism with cables

    • B. 

      Scrum mechanism with belts and pulleys

    • C. 

      Both A and B

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 16. 
    Excessive braking can cause which of the following brake conditions?
    • A. 

      Warped brake rotors

    • B. 

      Warped brake drums

    • C. 

      Brake fade

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 17. 
    Tech A says that disc brakes are used on the front of most vehicles built since the early 1970s and on the rear wheels of many vehicles. Tech B says that a disc brake operates by squeezing brake pads on both sides of a rotor or disc that is attached to the wheel. Who is correct?
    • A. 

      Tech A

    • B. 

      Tech B

    • C. 

      Both Techs A and B

    • D. 

      Neither Tech A nor B

  • 18. 
    Which of the following is MOST likely to be part of the hydraulic brake system?
    • A. 

      Brake hoses

    • B. 

      Wheel cylinder

    • C. 

      Disc brake caliper

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 19. 
    The fire extinguishers we use in our class room and shop are designated as ___________ type.
    • A. 

      DOT

    • B. 

      Y2K

    • C. 

      ABC

    • D. 

      CBS

  • 20. 
    Locations you will find fire extinguishers in our class and shop include:
    • A. 

      By the sink in the shop

    • B. 

      By the front door of the class room

    • C. 

      By the rear door of the shop

    • D. 

      All the above

  • 21. 
    What should you never try to put out a gas, grease or flammable liquid fire with?
    • A. 

      An ABC Fire Extinguisher

    • B. 

      H2O

    • C. 

      Baking Soda

    • D. 

      Dirt

  • 22. 
    The electrical system on the 1931 Model A out in the shop is a ______________ ground system.
    • A. 

      Negative

    • B. 

      Earth

    • C. 

      Above

    • D. 

      Positive

  • 23. 
    Originally, the 1931 Model A came with a 6 volt ___________________.
    • A. 

      Battery

    • B. 

      Generator

    • C. 

      Starter

    • D. 

      All of the above.

  • 24. 
    The brakes on the Model A is a ___________________ brake system.
    • A. 

      Hydraulically operated drum

    • B. 

      Disc and Drum

    • C. 

      Mechanically operated Drum

    • D. 

      Snare drum

  • 25. 
    Brake Fluid on the 1931 Model A should be changed _________________________. 
    • A. 

      Every 4 years or 48,000 miles

    • B. 

      Every 3 years or 36,000 miles

    • C. 

      Every 4 years regardless of mileage due to moisture contamination.

    • D. 

      Never, water can't get inside the actuating system.

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